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Jamie Quatro is the author of the novel Fire Sermon and the story collection I Want To Show You More. Her work has appeared in Ploughshares, The Guardian, The Paris Review, The New Yorker, and elsewhere. She lives with her family in Chattanooga, Tennessee.The New York Review of Books is a monthly magazine that covers politics, literature, arts, and ideas from a liberal and progressive perspective. Read the latest articles on Israel and Gaza, climate catastrophes, architecture, literature, and more. Sep 22, 2022 · by Nancy Dougherty, edited and with a foreword by Christopher Lehmann-Haupt. Knopf, 623 pp., $40.00. David Motadel. David Motadel is an Associate Professor of History at the London School of Economics. He is the author of Islam and Nazi Germany’s War, which was awarded the Fraenkel Prize. On Stalin’s Team: The Years of Living Dangerously in Soviet Politics. by Sheila Fitzpatrick. Princeton University Press, 364 pp., $35.00. Richard Pipes. 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His most recent book, We Don’t Know Ourselves: A Personal History of Modern Ireland, was published in ...In our Holiday Issue, Mark O’Connell reviews Werner Herzog’s autobiography, a deadpan self-portrait by a true eccentric who seems to wake up each morning “in determined pursuit of experience.”. …Nov 2, 2023 · The New York Review of Books: recent articles and content from nybooks.com; The Reader's Catalog and NYR Shop: gifts for readers and NYR merchandise offers; New York Review Books: news and offers about the books we publish We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us.If you’re on a sabbatical, fellowship, writing retreat, vacation or relocating, find the right housing solution within our like-minded community! [email protected]. [email protected]. SAN SEBASTIAN, SPAIN —Oceanfront on La Concha. 2200 sq feet. 2024 Summer and Sept. Film Festival. 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Her latest book is Left Is Not Woke.Princeton University Press, 448 pp., $24.95 (paper) David Brion Davis. David Brion Davis was Sterling Professor of History Emeritus at Yale and Director Emeritus of Yale’s Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition. He is the author of Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of Slavery in the New World.I began my life as a white girl in the segregated South, and I’m likely to end it as a Jewish woman in Berlin. “There’s an old saying,” Reverend Wheeler Parker, who was Emmett Till’s cousin, told me. “If I was Catholic and I lived in the South, I’d be worried. If I was Jewish, I’d be packing up. If I was black, I’d be gone.” If the South never felt quite like home, five ...Apr 20, 2023 · Cambridge University Press, 310 pp., $99.99. Robert Kuttner. Robert Kuttner is a Cofounder and Coeditor of The American Prospect and a Professor at Brandeis’s Heller School. 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Email us [email protected]. In response to: Hillary vs. Donald: The Benefit of the Doubt from the September 29, 2016 issue To the Editors: In his perceptive article “Hillary vs. Donald: The Benefit of the Doubt” [NYR, September 29], Joseph Lelyveld writes that a “Trump presidency, by contrast, would be anything but normal. It would be a ...AMS Press, 569 pp., $15.00. Combatants fight while a war is on. Historians fight about the war when it is over. Few topics have been so fertile in historical disputes as war origins. The most ruthless aggressor likes to claim that he was provoked into war by the other side. No doubt Attila used to grumble that he would have remained a peaceful ...The New York Review of Books: recent articles and content from nybooks.com; The Reader's Catalog and NYR Shop: gifts for readers and NYR merchandise offers; New …Apr 20, 2023 · A Private Spy: The Letters of John le Carré. edited by Tim Cornwell. Viking, 713 pp., $40.00. As we know, the camera does lie, frequently and flagrantly—consider the fashion industry—but sometimes, with some people, the lens insinuates itself behind the mask to starkly revelatory effect. Look, for instance, at almost any photograph of ... Dan Chiasson. November 23, 2023 issue. Mark Sasahara/Burlington Free Press/USA Today. Louise Glück in her garden, Plainfield, Vermont, 1994. Dan Chiasson. Dan Chiasson is at work on Bernie for Burlington: Sanders in a Changing Vermont. He teaches at Wellesley. (November 2023)Israel’s own pre-statehood history illustrates the dangers of distinguishing between “civilized” and “barbarous” peoples. Fintan O’Toole is the Advising Editor at The New York Review, a columnist for The Irish Times, and the Leonard L. Milberg Professor of Irish Letters at Princeton. His most recent book, We Don’t Know Ourselves ...A recent book contends that the global economy has a new geography of special zones, islands, and enclaves that benefit the world’s wealthiest residents. Daniel Immerwahr is Bergen Evans Professor in the Humanities at Northwestern and the author of How to Hide an Empire: A History of the Greater United States. (November 2023)The New York Review of Books is a monthly magazine that covers politics, literature, arts, and ideas from a liberal and progressive perspective. Read the latest articles on Israel …Educate, Entertain, Scold, Charm. "The critic’s genres foreground her charismatic authority and its expressive markers. Style, for instance—the gradual revelation of a persona or personality." April 16, 2022.Umberto Eco. Freedom and liberation are an unending task. June 22, 1995 issue. Umberto Eco. Umberto Eco (1932–2016) was President of the Scuola Superiore di Studi Umanistici at the University of Bologna and author of many books, including The Name of the Rose, Foucault’s Pendulum, and How to Write a Thesis.Dec 7, 2023 · Adam Hochschild. The “historian general” of the United Daughters of the Confederacy began the battle over the depiction of the Old South and slavery in US history textbooks that continues today. December 7, 2023 issue. Margaret W. Collier/Library of Congress. Mildred Lewis Rutherford, circa 1920. In July the Florida Board of Education ... The New York Review of Books publishes twenty issues per year. Cover price is $9.95. You may cancel at any time during your subscription and receive a full refund for unmailed …Righteous Anger at the Wicked States: The Meaning of the Founders' Constitution. by Calvin H. Johnson. Cambridge University Press, 294 pp., $75.00. Gordon S. Wood. Gordon Wood is the Alva O. Way University Professor Emeritus at Brown.Give the gift they’ll open all year. Save 55% off the regular rate and over 75% off the cover price and receive a free 2024 calendar! President Havel gave the following address at Victoria University, in Wellington, New Zealand, on March 31, 1995. Some time ago a wise old man came to see.Reviewed: Travels in the Americas: Notes and Impressions of a New World. by Albert Camus, edited and with an introduction by Alice Kaplan, translated from the French by Ryan Bloom. University of Chicago Press, 148 pp., $22.50. Vivian Gornick. Vivian Gornick is the author, most recently, of Taking a Long Look: Essays on Culture, Literature, and ...Feb 25, 2023 · Invasion: The Inside Story of Russia’s Bloody War and Ukraine’s Fight for Survival. by Luke Harding. Vintage, 312 pp., $18.00 (paper) Amy Knight. Amy Knight’s most recent book is Orders to Kill: The Putin Regime and Political Murder. She is a former Woodrow Wilson Fellow. (April 2023) The New York Review of Books: recent articles and content from nybooks.com; The Reader's Catalog and NYR Shop: gifts for readers and NYR merchandise offers; New York Review Books: news and offers about the books we publishRescue teams searching for survivors after an Israeli attack, al-Maghazi, Gaza, November 5, 2023. Fintan O’Toole. Fintan O’Toole is the Advising Editor at The New York Review, a columnist for The Irish Times, and the Leonard L. Milberg Professor of Irish Letters at Princeton. His most recent book, We Don’t Know Ourselves: A Personal ...Apr 20, 2023 · A Private Spy: The Letters of John le Carré. edited by Tim Cornwell. Viking, 713 pp., $40.00. As we know, the camera does lie, frequently and flagrantly—consider the fashion industry—but sometimes, with some people, the lens insinuates itself behind the mask to starkly revelatory effect. Look, for instance, at almost any photograph of ... Stephen Greenblatt. Hamnet imagines a literary legacy for Shakespeare’s wife and son. January 14, 2021 issue. Reviewed: Hamnet. by Maggie O’Farrell. Knopf, 305 pp., $26.95. Illustration by Joanna Neborsky. Maggie O’Farrell’s moving historical novel Hamnet is a story of deep loss—the death of a child, struck down by an incomprehensibly ...History and Human Flourishing. edited by Darrin M. McMahon. Oxford University Press, 213 pp., $83.00; $29.95 (paper) David A. Bell. David A. Bell is the Sidney and Ruth Lapidus Professor in the History Department at Princeton. His latest book is Men on Horseback: The Power of Charisma in the Age of Revolution.November 7, 2019 issue. The beautiful golden days when you were soon to be dying. but could still enter into random conversations with strangers, random but also deliberate, so impressions of the world. were still forming and changing you, and the city was at its most radiant, uncrowded in summer. though by then everything was happening more ...See new Tweets. 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Appealing to the memory of the Holocaust obscures our understanding of the antisemitism Jews face today and dangerously misrepresents the causes of violence in Israel-Palestine. November 20, 2023.Nov 11, 2010 · The book's title is not a metaphor. Snyder’s “bloodlands,” which others have called “borderlands,” run from Poznan in the West to Smolensk in the East, encompassing modern Poland, the Baltic states, Ukraine, Belarus, and the edge of western Russia. This is the region that experienced not one but two—and sometimes three—wartime ... Just a reminder that this account is not active. For all new New York Review of Books articles, please follow @nybooks.Now there’s a new housing bubble waiting to burst. A collapsed house in the Outer Banks town of Rodanthe, North Carolina, February 9, 2022. Jonathan Mingle is the author of Fire and Ice: Soot, Solidarity, and Survival on the Roof of the World. 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